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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Event Overview


Sports Enthusiasts are needed on behalf of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for the 2014 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend! The Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend creates memories that are sure to last a lifetime.

The weekend features four different events:


  • Disney's Health & Fitness Expo
    Wednesday, January 8, through Saturday, January 11, 2014
  • Disney's Family Fun Run 5K
    Thursday, January 9, 2014
  • Walt Disney World® 10K
    Friday, January 10, 2014
  • 2014 Walt Disney World® Half Marathon
    Saturday, January 11, 2014
  • 2014 Walt Disney World® Marathon
    Sunday, January 12, 2014

Beneficiary


The Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, an organization dedicated to the fight against blood cancers. With the yearly support of thousands of volunteers, the Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend has helped Team In Training®(TNT) raise millions of dollars for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. TNT, the world's largest endurance sports training program, supports The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by raising funds to aid the organization's mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend is its largest fund-raising event. Over $11 million was raised during the 2009 race alone. To learn more, visit www.leukemia.org.


How Can You Get Involved? Your gift can help find cures for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Make a donation now!

Registration


Volunteer Registration for this event is now open!.

Medical Volunteers

Florida Hospital Celebration Health will be providing complete medical coverage for the Family Fun Run, Walt Disney World® Half Marathon and Walt Disney World® Full Marathon races. We invite you to be part of the elite medical team that will provide pre- and post-race support for 50,000+ runners. We need State Certified/Licensed MDs, DOs, PAs, DPMs, ARNPs, RNs, ATCs, PTs, LMTs, PMs and EMTs to volunteer their time to work the marathon. We also welcome students of these professions to apply. Members of the medical team must be willing and able to work the marathon from as early as 2:00 am until as late as 3:00 pm. To request an application or for more information, please call our Medical Volunteer Hotline at 407-303-4053.

Eligibility

  • 2014 Disney's Health & Fitness Expo, volunteers must be at least 15 years of age.
  • 2014 Disney's Family Fun Run 5K, volunteers must be at least 12 years of age.
  • 2014 Walt Disney World® Half Marathon, volunteers must be at least 12 years of age, however, some locations have an age requirement of 16 years of age. Please refer to the requirements when registering.
  • 2014 Walt Disney World® Marathon, volunteers must be at least 12 years of age, however, some locations have an age requirement of 16 years of age. Please refer to the requirements when registering.

Volunteers under 18 years of age must have parental/guardian consent. Volunteers under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Remember that children under the age of 12 are not allowed to volunteer or accompany you. You will be told on the event day that your services cannot be utilized if you have children with you. This is for the safety of your child and everyone else involved.

Confirmation/Packet Pick-Up

2014 Disney's Health & Fitness
Sports Enthusiasts will receive confirmation of the shifts for which they have been scheduled. Confirmations will be mailed approximately 30 days prior to the event or emailed after that time. Confirmation will include further information on parking, directions, and other useful information.


2014 Disney's Family Fun Run 5K
Sports Enthusiasts will receive confirmation of the shifts for which they have been scheduled. Confirmations will be mailed approximately 30 days prior to the event or emailed after that time. Confirmation will include further information on parking, directions, and other useful information.


2014 Walt Disney World ® 10K
Sports Enthusiasts will receive confirmation of the shifts for which they have been scheduled. Confirmations will be mailed approximately 30 days prior to the event or emailed after that time. Confirmation will include further information on parking, directions, and other useful information.


2014 Walt Disney World® Half Marathon
Sports Enthusiast MUST pick up their Volunteer Credentials at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on one of the scheduled days listed below. All volunteers must sign a release waiver to obtain your credentials and participate. If you are picking up a credential for another volunteer, please print the waiver and have it signed in advance by the participant. Volunteers under 18 years of age must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian.


2014 Walt Disney World® Marathon
Sports Enthusiast MUST pick up their Volunteer Credentials at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on one of the scheduled days listed below. All volunteers must sign a release waiver to obtain your credentials and participate. If you are picking up a credential for another volunteer, please print the waiver and have it signed in advance by the participant. Volunteers under 18 years of age must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian.


Volunteer Credential Pick UpSchedule for the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Half Marathon and Marathon ONLY


Early Bird Credential Pick Up (3281 Sherberth Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34747)

  • Friday, December 27, 2013            4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 5, 2014               12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Volunteer Credential Pick UpSchedule for ESPN Wide World of Sports

  • Wednesday, January 8, 2014        11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m
  • Thursday, January 9, 2014             9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, January 10, 2014                9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m
  • Saturday, January 11, 2014           10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

Sports Enthusiasts Overview Document

Please click HERE for Information to help you have a great Marathon Weekend Volunteer Experience. Information includes general event overviews as well as specific information for volunteer check in and guidelines.


Schedule

Sports Enthusiast shifts and activities will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Although every effort will be made to accommodate your selection, the scheduling office reserves the right to schedule volunteers based on event needs, which includes placing volunteers on a waiting list. You will receive a confirmed volunteer schedule closer to the event. Please refrain from requesting schedule changes until you receive your confirmation. Schedules are subject to change.


Waiver

Note that there are separate waivers for adults and minors. Anyone age 18 or older must complete an adult waiver. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or court appointed guardian complete a waiver for a minor. To print a copy of the 2014 WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend waivers please click on the appropriate link below:

Print a copy of the waiver for ADULTS
Print a copy of the waiver for MINORS

Appreciation


Disney's Health & Fitness Expo Appreciation
As a Sports Enthusiast for the 2014 Disney's Health & Fitness Expo, you will receive one commemorative piece of apparel for the event (apparel sizes are not guaranteed), and one snack per shift (snacks are typically provided at the start of your shift. If you have special dietary needs, please plan accordingly.) Volunteer for any of the events included in the Annual Sports Enthusiasts Calendar, and you will receive one point for each hour of service completed. For every sixteen (16) points accumulated, you will receive a complimentary Walt Disney World® One Day One Park theme park ticket which entitles you to one visit to any of the following Walt Disney World® Theme Parks: Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney's Hollywood Studios or Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. Theme park tickets will be distributed by mail within sixty days upon earning of every sixteen points.


Disney's Family Fun Run 5K Appreciation
As a Sports Enthusiast for the 2014 Disney's Family Fun Run 5K, you will receive one commemorative piece of apparel for the event (apparel sizes are not guaranteed), and one snack per shift (snacks are typically provided at the start of your shift. If you have special dietary needs, please plan accordingly.) Volunteer for any of the events included in the Annual Sports Enthusiasts Calendar, and you will receive one point for each hour of service completed. For every sixteen (16) points accumulated, you will receive a complimentary Walt Disney World® One Day One Park theme park ticket which entitles you to one visit to any of the following Walt Disney World® Theme Parks: ® Park, Epcot®, Disney's Hollywood Studios or Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. Theme park tickets will be distributed by mail within sixty days upon earning of every sixteen points.


Walt Disney World ® 10K Appreciation
As a Sports Enthusiast for the 2014 Walt Disney World ® 10K, you will receive one commemorative piece of apparel for the event (apparel sizes are not guaranteed), and one snack per shift (snacks are typically provided at the start of your shift. If you have special dietary needs, please plan accordingly.) Volunteer for any of the events included in the Annual Sports Enthusiasts Calendar, and you will receive one point for each hour of service completed. For every sixteen (16) points accumulated, you will receive a complimentary Walt Disney World® One Day One Park theme park ticket which entitles you to one visit to any of the following Walt Disney World® Theme Parks: ® Park, Epcot®, Disney's Hollywood Studios or Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. Theme park tickets will be distributed by mail within sixty days upon earning of every sixteen points.


2014 Walt Disney World® Half Marathon Appreciation
As a Sports Enthusiast for the 2014 Walt Disney World® Half Marathon, you will receive one commemorative piece of apparel for the event (apparel sizes are not guaranteed), and one snack per shift (snacks are typically provided at the start of your shift. If you have special dietary needs, please plan accordingly.) Upon the completion of your shift, you will receive a Walt Disney World® Resort 1 Day (1 Theme Park) ticket that entitles you to one (1) day of admission to your choice of one of the following theme parks: Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney's Hollywood Studios, or Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park.


2014 Walt Disney World® Marathon Appreciation
As a Sports Enthusiast for the 2014 Walt Disney World® Marathon, you will receive one commemorative piece of apparel for the event (apparel sizes are not guaranteed), and one snack per shift (snacks are typically provided at the start of your shift. If you have special dietary needs, please plan accordingly.) Upon the completion of your shift, you will receive a Walt Disney World® Resort 1 Day (1 Theme Park) ticket that entitles you to one (1) day of admission to your choice of one of the following theme parks: Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney's Hollywood Studios, or Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park.


Contact Us

Questions? Call the Sports Enthusiast Info Line at 407-938-3880 or email wdw.sports.enthusiast@disneysports.com.